Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Iron Beds

I was at a thrift store the other day in Cedar City, Utah.  (I'm still in Utah, while my husband works at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.)  I saw this crumpled up iron bed in the far corner with some beautiful details and a lot of wonderful wear and tear.  It was 5 bucks.  I wish, I wish, I wish that I was not traveling with a car full of luggage or that I had a way of transporting this special little antique wonder home to Dallas.  Ah, well... I'll just dream about it here instead.

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16 comments:

christine {bijouandboheme} said...

I bought one when I was single years ago from a vintage market and absolutely loved it- still have it in our guest room downstairs and don't think we'll every part- they're so charming!

Karena said...

Sarah I have a huge 4 poster bed and wish I could get a gorgeous antique iron or even gate for a headboard!

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Appletree said...

love those. especially that blue flowery bedding.

Erika @ ~TiptoeButterfly~ said...

wha whaaaaaa - LOVE this boho post! - these beds r so cute - i'm getting ready to do a boho series - think u'll like it once i get it all ready to go!

Tereza Anton said...

These spaces are amazing, love every single one of them.

Ann said...

When I moved into my own home, the first thing I purchased was a Charled P. Rogers iron bed. And I love it to this day!

artistaprilcole@gmail.com said...

Oh my... I dream of iron beds!
Love these photos, thanks for sharing :]

Connie said...

Wish I'd been there when you saw it. I would have hauled it up here for the farm. Bummer! Love all the photos.

Brandi said...

How beautiful! You should buy it anyways and shove it in that car somewhere! I'd hate for you to regret not buying it!

Meta Musings said...

Great round up of iron beds! They are all very sweet. :)

Barbara said...

Iron beds are so wonderful! I've been searching for just the right one, and your post will certainly speed up the process! :)

Daydreamer said...

We bought one at a flea market when Tess was a baby. We thought we scored.
I think we paid $45. Then we had to have it sandblasted and painted (maybe $125 back in the day?) but here's the kicker...it was a european 3/4 bed. Not a Twin and not a Full. We had never heard of such a thing. We had to have the boxspring and mattress custom made...I think about $750. And there are no sheets that fit it properly. It's beautiful, BUT...

Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful} said...

My eye honed straight in on that gorgeous little yellow number...the color and the beautiful lines of it are just fantastic. There is just something so charming about an iron bed...yeah, i think you just got the wheels in my head turning (c;

Suze said...

Inspiring and also soothing images.

Danielle said...

I love iron beds. The last one is my favorite. So beautiful.

SHERRY HART said...

Charming.....I will always love them and the crustier the better!